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Important Safety Instructions; General Safety Rules - Makita BMR101 Instruction Manual

Job site dab radio
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ENGLISH (Original instructions)
The following show the symbols used for the equipment.
Be sure that you understand their meaning before use.
.............................. Read instruction manual.
.......... Always recycle batteries
When using Job Site DAB radio, basic safety precautions
should always be followed to reduce the risk of fire,
electric shock, and personal injury, including the following:


1. Before using Job Site DAB radio, read all instructions
and cautionary markings of (1) Job Site DAB radio, (2)
battery charger, and (3) battery.
2. Clean only with dry cloth.
3. Do not block any ventilation opening. Install in
accordance with the manufacturer's instruction.
4. Do not install near any heat sources such as radiators,
heat registers, stoves, or other apparatus (including
amplifiers) that produce heat.
5. Only use attachments/accessories specified by the
6. Unplug this apparatus during lighting storms or when
unused for long periods of time.
7. Avoid body contact with grounded surfaces such as
pipes, radiators, ranges and refrigerators. There is an
increased risk of electric shock if your body is
1. Battery pack must be recharged only with the
specified charger for the battery. A charger that may
be suitable for one type of battery may create a risk of
fire when used with another battery.
2. Use the battery operated radio only with specially
designated battery packs. Use of any other battery
packs may create a risk of fire.
3. Do not disassemble battery cartridge.
4. If operating time has become excessively shorter, stop
operating immediately. It may result in a risk of
overheating, possible burns and even an explosion.
5. Do not short the battery packs:
Do not touch the terminals with any conductive
Do not expose battery cartridge to water or rain.
A battery short can cause a large current flow,
overheating, possible burns or a fire, and even a
When battery pack is not in use, keep it away
from other metal objects such as: paper clips,
coins, keys, nails, screws, or other small metal
objects that can make a connection from one
terminal to another. Shorting the battery
terminals together may cause sparks, burns, or
6. Do not store the battery operated radio and battery
packs in locations where the temperature may reach
or exceed 50°C (122°F).
7. Do not incinerate the battery packs even if it is
severely damaged or is completely worn out. The
battery packs can explode in a fire.
8. Be careful not to drop or strike battery.
9. Do not use with damaged battery. If appliance is not
working as it should, has been dropped, damaged, left
outdoors, or dropped into water, return it to a service
10. If electrolyte gets into your eyes, rinse them out with
clear water and seek medical attention right away. It
may result in loss of your eyesight.
11. Under abusive conditions, liquid may be ejected from
the battery, avoid contact. If contact accidentally
occurs, flush with water. If liquid contacts eyes,
additionally seek medical help. Liquid ejected from the
battery may cause irritation or burns.
Tips for maintaining maximum battery life
1. Never recharge a fully charged battery cartridge.
Overcharging shortens the battery service life.
2. Charge the battery cartridge with room temperature at
10°C - 40°C (50°F - 104°F). Let a hot battery cartridge
cool down before charging it.
3. Charge the Nickel Metal Hydride battery cartridge
when you do not use it for more than six months.
• DAB/FM PLL synthesized
• Large LCD display with illumination
• Manual/Preset/Scan tuning
• Rotary tuning and volume control
• Five preset stations each band
• Stereo speaker for rich sound performance
• Ultra rugged design
• Water resistant to JIS 4
Powered by both Makita battery pack and supplied power

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